World No Tobacco Day 2020: How to prevent your younger family members and friends from picking up smoking
Young people are particularly susceptible to picking up smoking because the tobacco industry often campaigns to gain a new generation of consumers.
Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.
NRT includes the administration of controlled amounts of nicotine in the body through various ways to help manage the withdrawal symptoms.
Tobacco products kill about eight million people every year, taking a life every 4 seconds.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Passive smoking can lead to long-term ill-effects, including lung cancer, heart ailments and depression
Not just smoking, being around tobacco smoke too is detrimental for one’s health.
An average smoker takes approximately 200 puffs of nicotine per day, and over 70,000 puffs a year.
The "e-juice" that fills the cartridges usually contain nicotine (which is extracted from tobacco), propylene glycol, flavourings and other chemicals.
Myths encourage people to begin or continue smoking, deter them from quitting, and are so popular that even some physicians and policymakers buy into them.
Your oral cavity is the first to get exposed and the harmful effects start there itself.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like
We talked to five people addicted to smoking who have tried to quit for various reasons, to understand just how difficult fighting this addiction can be.
The World Health Organization has stated that smokers could be more vulnerable to COVID-19 as well as to severe symptoms if they contract the infection.